The V.I.P Plan is intended to outline for all staff (in receipt of a VIP) - attendance or admission to Ashford & St. Peters Hospitals NHS FT Trust (ASPH), effective notification, escalation and management processes in order to ensure both immediate assessment/treatment is established without delay.



  • To ensure appropriate communication / escalation to senior personnel (both in & out of hours)
  • To minimise any disruption to patient care / core business continuity
  • To always ensure patient / staff safety
  • To maintain patient confidentiality
  • To identify clear actions and responsibilities of each dept / personnel involved


Policy Details

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Compiled by: Claire O’Brien, Head of Emergency Planning and Resilience
Ratified by: Trust Executive Committee
Date Ratified: September 2023
Date Issued: September 2023
Review Date: September 2026
Target Audience: All staff
Contact name: Claire O’Brien, Head of Emergency Planning and Resilience


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